Viola Schulze Dieckhoff works at the department of spatial planning and planning theory at the School of Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University (Technische Universität Dortmund
), Germany. Prior to 2015, she worked at Erfurt University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Erfurt
) and co‑initiated the Freiraumgalerie
, a street art–based project in Halle (Saale). Her research activities and publications focus on spatial and urban commons, degrowth planning, and street art.